USTH to host 12th annual conference of Asian Reproductive Biotechnology Society

Thursday - 19/11/2015 23:16

The 3-day conference will span November 26-28, and is organised at the auditorium of USTH, 18 Hoang Quoc Viet, Cau Giay, Hanoi. Entitled "The future of reproductive biotechnology and stem cell medicine for sustainable development and human health", the conference serves as the regional premium forum for scientists and students from different Asian countries, aiming to assist them to build knowledge and partnerships with world experts and institutions of higher research and application related to Reproductive biotechnology and Stem cells. The 2015 conference, co-organised by Institute of Biotechnology, Vietnam Academy of Science and Technology (IBT-VAST); USTH; National Foundation for Science and Technology Development (NAFOSTED)- Ministry of Science and Technology of Vietnam; HCM City Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility Association (HOSREM); Southeast Asian Biotechnology Center (SABC), Southeast Asian Research Association of Vietnam (SEARAV); and Hanoi National Hospital of Obstetrics and Gynecology (NHOG)- Ministry of Health, presents cutting-edge areas of Reproductive biotechnology and Stem cells research, debate on actions needed to scale up mobilization of available resources for North-South integration that encourages and fosters their translation and application. Furthermore, this conference will bring together distinguished and internationally renowned keynote speakers as well as clinicians, researchers, academics and investment professionals with an interest in reproductive biotechnology and stem cell medicine from Asia and beyond. There are also specific sections and forums where young scientists and students can discuss the future of global research and innovation with the invited Nobel Laureate in Physiology/Medicine in 2008, Prof. Francoise Barre-Sinoussi, President of International AIDS Society (IAS). More information about the conference is available at http://www.arbsociety.org/public/ The Asia Reproductive Biotechnology Society was established in 2004 to promote the educational and scientific interests of the reproductive biotechnology research community throughout Asia. The society includes active scientists and students working in many Asian countries, including Japan, South Korea, China, Vietnam, Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia, India, Singapore, Bangladesh, Taiwan, Laos and Cambodia, Iran, Mongolia, Brunei, United Arab Emirates (UAE), etc. and serves as the region's premiere forum for scientific discussion and exchange in this field.